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Les Mills BODYFLOW™

Build strength, flexibility and find balance.

BODYFLOW™ is the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in Class
  • No registration required
  • Youth ages 12-13 may attend accompanied by an adult
  • Teens age 14+ may attend unaccompanied by an adult

A Typical Class

Class begins with easy, flowing Tai Chi moves to leave your day behind, center yourself and warm your body. Next, your instructor takes the class through various yoga and Pilates sequences that tone and strengthen key muscle groups. Poses and stretches are used to create suppleness and flexibility. The final 10 minutes are set aside for widely acknowledged mental and physiological benefits of meditation, which also enhances the effects of exercise.

Outcomes/Benefits

  • Improves joint flexibility and range of movement
  • Increases core strength
  • Improves cardio-vascular function
  • Burns calories
  • Reduces stress levels
  • Provides a lasting sense of well-being and calm
  • Provides focus for the mind and raises your level of consciousness

Tips + Preparation

  • New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers.
  • Unhurry yourself.  Arrive a few minutes before class starts.
    You'll feel more relaxed.

Equipment Needed

  • Personal yoga mat (the Y also provides yoga mats for this class)

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
  • Loose-fitting, functional clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Sweatshirt or warmer layer for relaxation portion (optional)
  • Water bottle
  • Sweat towel (available at the welcome desk)

Dawn Wilhelm Group Fitness Director West Bend YMCA
Dawn Wilhelm
Group Fitness Director
West Washington Branch

262-247-1059

Heather Jensen - Director of Healthy Living Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA
Heather Jensen
Director of Healthy Living
Feith Family
Ozaukee Branch

262-235-9613